Engineers Without Borders International (EWB-I)
ABOUT EWB INTERNATIONAL
Engineers Without Borders International (EWB-I) is an international association of national EWB/ISF groups. EWB-I helps the member groups to develop their capacity to assist developing communities in their respective countries.
The member groups of EWB-I share the mission to partner with disadvantaged communities to improve their quality of life through education and implementation of sustainable engineering projects, while promoting global dimensions of experience for engineers, engineering students, and similarly motivated non-engineers. EWB-I creates links between these like-minded organizations and cuts across national borders.
Mission of ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS :
Partner with corporate & social organizations , involve students and professionals, and offer sustainable solutions in the areas of Water, Sanitation, Energy, Health & Education to improve the quality of life for common people.
Vision of ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS :
To nurture and motivate students and professionals to undertake real life sustainable social projects and create Global Leaders.
GUIDING PRINCIPLES :
Food and water are nature’s gifts. No one should have to go without them. Engineers must consider it an obligation to help people, especially the poor and the powerless to meet their needs of food, clean water, shelter, sanitation, education, health and livelihood.
Members of EWB-India must, through exemplary action and efficient organization, contribute to the creation of a Compassionate Human Society and a network of mutual help, caring and capacity building.
Members of EWB-India must pledge to uphold the highest standards of ethics, financial integrity and absolute transparency consistent with the non-profit and service oriented nature of the organization.
All projects and work of EWB-India must reflect the need and principle of protection of the planets, ecosystems, locally and globally.